hygroscopic moisture

noun
variants: or hygroscopic water

Definition of hygroscopic moisture

: moisture held firmly as a film on soil particles and not responding to capillary action

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“Hygroscopic moisture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hygroscopic%20moisture. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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